Archive for January, 2017

Great Quotation, 1/23/2017

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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“Leaders are like eagles. We don’t have either of them here.” – Despair.com

A Management Bestiary, Part IV – The Bald Eagle

Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Bald Eagle managers are living proof that stealing credit can be a winning career strategy.

Great Quotations, 1/17/2017

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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The Fisher and the Fished A fisherman who had caught a very small Fish was putting it in his basket when it said: “I pray you put me back into the stream, for I can be of no use to you; the gods do not eat fish.” “But I am no god,” said the Fisherman. […]

A Management Bestiary, Part III

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Remoras make it look like they’re contributing members of the team, when for the most part they just go along for the ride.

ManagementSpeak, 1/9/2017

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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ManagementSpeak: That’s a great call-out. Translation: Gee, thanks for pointing out another of my deficiencies. Thanks to this week’s contributor for pointing out that for his manager, “another of my deficiencies” is reliance on phrases like “that’s a great call-out.”

A Management Bestiary, Part II

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Piranhas try to kill you one small bite at a time. To survive them remember, there’s strength in numbers for you, too.

ManagementSpeak, 1/2/2017

Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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ManagementSpeak: As my fortune cookie said, “Those who take the risks get the rewards.” Translation: Mr. Fortune Cookie doesn’t work here anymore. Regular correspondent and contributor L.T. once again provides an observation of the business office.

A Management Bestiary, Part I

Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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When dealing with screamers, keep your cool

my photoBob Lewis is a senior management consultant with Dell Services. He has published these columns once a week in one form or another since 1996.

Disclaimer: All opinions, statements, representations, allegations, images (if published) and anything else that appears here is the sole responsibility of the author. Dell has and had nothing to do with it, other than saying it's okay to continue publishing KJR.

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